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[audio]"Little" Jimmy Scott and Ruth Brown at the Kennedy Center (part 1 of 2)
This recording contains a performance by R&B vocalist "Little" Jimmy Scott (1925 - ) at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater in Washington, D.C. The Rhythm & Blues Foundation's Howell Beagle and Ohio Congressman Louis Stokes introduce Scott and his band. Scott performs "All of Me" (00:07:58), "Time After Time" (00:11:50), "Day by Day" (00:17:53), "Pennies from Heaven" (00:24:31), and "When Did You Leave Heaven?" (00:28:35)...
Downloads: 53
[audio]"Little" Jimmy Scott and Ruth Brown at the Kennedy Center (part 2 of 2)
"Little" Jimmy Scott is interviewed by hosts Bill Barlow and Jerry Washington before Ruth Brown's performance at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater. Brown performs "Secret Love" (00:06:08), introduces the band and performs "Looking Back" (00:11:09), "5-10-15 Hours" (00:17:57), "Be Anything, But Darling Be Mine" (00:22:51 with extended intro), "Teardrops from My Eyes" (00:34:28), "This Bitter Earth" (00:38:36 with extended intro), "Since I Fell for You" (00:47:51), "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You...
Downloads: 45
[audio]"LORILLARD YOUTH SMOKING PREVENTION PROGRAM" TAKE 10 AUDIO HIGHLIGHTS
Compilation of radio commercials for "Take 10: start talking so your kids don't smoke" parent education campaign sponsored by the Lorillard Youth Smoking Prevention program. Includes interview with Dr. Michael Popkin
Keywords: cigarette; tobacco; youth; industry sponsored prevention program; children
Downloads: 10
[audio]1) Local Radio Program -- To Smoke or Not To Smoke WCCY-FM Detroit MI, 2) Midday Magazine - Local Radio Program WJR-AM DETROIT MI
Compilation of radio interviews with Robert D. Tollison promoting his book "Smoking and the state: social costs, rent seeking, and public policy" and denying "social costs" associated with smoking including high health care costs and lost productivity
Keywords: tobacco; cigarette; social cost; social research; societal attitude; industry response; secondhand smoke; airplane; regulation; public policy; workplace; economic cost; government; tobacco industry; public place
Downloads: 7
[audio]L'Amfiparnaso / The western wind (Episode 3 of 33, Part 1 of 2)
A performance of Orazio Vecchi's late 16th-century madrigal opera L'Amfiparnaso (1597) by a cappella vocal ensemble The Western Wind. Cast includes Janet Steele and Janet Sullivan, sopranos; William Zukof, counter-tenor; William Lyon Lee, tenor; Elliot Levine; bass. This reel contains the first half of the opera and an intermission. During the intermission, WBAI's Eric Salzman interviews Steven Urkowitz, director, and singer-musicologist Larry Bennett about the history of madrigal comedy, Vecchi...
Keywords: Vecchi; Orazio; 1550-1605; Salzman; Eric; Urkowitz; Steven; 1941-; MUSIC; Operas-- 16th century
Downloads: 13
[audio]L'Amfiparnaso / The western wind (Episode 3 of 33, Part 2 of 2)
A performance of Orazio Vecchi's late 16th-century madrigal opera L'Amfiparnaso (1597) by a cappella vocal ensemble The Western Wind. This recording opens with an announcement of upcoming Free Music Store performances. Eric Salzman introduces the second part of the program. Cast includes Janet Steele and Janet Sullivan, sopranos; William Zukof, counter-tenor; William Lyon Lee, tenor; Elliot Levine; bass...
Keywords: Vecchi; Orazio; 1550-1605; Salzman; Eric; Urkowitz; Steven; 1941-; MUSIC; Operas-- 16th century
Downloads: 4
[audio]L'histoire du soldat (Episode 6 of 33)
The second part of an evening devoted to performance of works by Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971) held at WBAI's Free Music Store on December 18, 1971. This part contains a performance of Stravinsky's theatrical work L'Histoire du Soldat (The Soldier's Tale) (1918). Cast includes Tim Jerome, narrator; Arthur Miller, a soldier; and Pat Shea, the Devil. Musicians include Jeanne Benjamin, violin; Richard Fredrickson, bass; Paul Gallo, clarinet; Charles Nussbaum, bassoon; James Stubbs, trumpet; Lawrence ...
Keywords: Music--20th century; Stravinsky; Igor; 1882-1971
Downloads: 15
[audio]La Marcha en Washington
Pacifica Radio's special report on the Latino/Latina March for Civil and Human Rights, held last Saturday in Washington, D.C. With hosts Santiago Nieves, Juan Gonzalez and Patricia Gonzalez.
Downloads: 7
[audio]Labor Express for 07-18-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 7-18-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s program I bring you the third and final installment of my update on the lockout of 228 Steelworkers in Metropolis Illinois. In this segment I talk with Local 7-669’s allies, in both the Steelworkers International and immigrants rights activists in Los Angles who worked with union members to block a Honeywell contract in that city...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 124
[audio]Labor Express for 07-25-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 7-25-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's episode of Labor Express Radio we will hear once again from economist Dr. Jack Rasmus. Dr. Rasmus is a professor of economics at both St. Mary and Santa Clara University in California as well as an economic advisory to the San Francisco Labor Council. He is also the author of the book Epic Recession: Prelude to Global Depression and a forth coming book entitled Obama's Economy: Recovery for the Few...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 119
[audio]Labor Express for 08-08-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 8-8-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's episode of Labor Express Radio we bring you one more update on the situation in Metropolis Illinois with the locked workers at the Honeywell Uranium Processing plant. On Tuesday, members of Steelworkers Local 7-669 voted by a slim margin to ratify a tentative agreement that includes some victories for the local but includes many painful concessions...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 118
[audio]Labor Express for 08-22-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 8-22-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. It is a rare thing when activists launch a campaign and win their first substantial success within the same week. But that is precisely what happened for immigrant rights activists last week. As President Obama shifts into campaign mode in preparation for the 2012 presidential election, one element of his base, Latino voters, are increasingly voicing their disappointment with the President...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 121
[audio]Labor Express for 09-05-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 9-5-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this Labor Day 2011 episode of Labor Express we discuss Stand Up! Chicago's plans for their labor day rally in Grant Park. We also discuss last months unemployment numbers, the on going contract fight at Verizon, a public school teachers rally on the far southeast side of the city, the ongoing labor struggle in Wisconsin and the human rights situation in Honduras...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 119
[audio]Labor Express for 09-26-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 9-26-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's program we take a closer look at the so called "re-invention plan" currently being imposed on the Chicago City College system. The plan has been met with some stiff resistance by faculty, students, staff and community members. A meeting on Sept. 15th which was to be held at Harold Washington College was displaced by the College president who attempted to quash the event by telling event organizers at the last minute ...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 111
[audio]Labor Express For 1-11-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-11-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part 1 of a 2 part look at the labor news of 2009 and Labor Express Radio's coverage of it. In this part we cover... The impact of the Republic Windows and Doors Workers December 2008 factory occupation on the labor movement. UE's efforts to win workers justice at Quad City Die Casting and to organize warehouse workers in Chicago's Southwest suburbs...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 3
[audio]Labor Express For 1-17-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-17-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. This Monday’s episode of Labor Express Radio guest producer Dorian Breuer takes a look at the 1919 Seattle General Strike and it relevance to today's labor movement. The 1919 Seattle General Strike is an excellent historical example of the sort of direct action discussed on the 12-20-10 episode of Labor Express. Labor Express Radio is Chicago's only English language labor news and current affairs radio program...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 13
[audio]Labor Express For 1-18-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-18-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part 2 of a 2 part look at the labor news of 2009 and Labor Express Radio's coverage of it. In this part we cover... The fight to protect public education in Chicago and the rise of CORE (Caucus of Rank and File Educators). The struggle against the coup in Honduras. The new democracy movement in Iran. The AFL-CIO convention and the change in leadership of the federation...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 2
[audio]Labor Express For 1-24-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-24-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this Monday’s episode of Labor Express Radio we began our coverage of the upcoming municipal elections in Chicago with audio from a rally outside a Rahm Emmanuel for mayor fundraiser. Some of those at the rally were there to express their concerns that Rahm Emmanuel will continue the pro-corporate, pro-privatization agenda begun under the Daley administration...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 15
[audio]Labor Express For 1-25-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-25-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Audio from a rally and march held in downtown Chicago by Public Workers United, a new coalition of public sector workers and their community allies. They held a march on MLK day looking specifically at the state of public transit in Chicago. Later in the program will here about a call for a boycott of Bissel products issued by a coalition of churches in the Joliet area...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 5
[audio]Labor Express For 1-31-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-31-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. What an exciting few weeks for people who believe in democracy everywhere. First on January 14th comes the news that the people of Tunisia, through massive, peaceful, street protests have forced their dictator Ben Ali to flee the country. And than, starting last Tuesday, the people of Egypt toke to the streets - first in the hundreds of thousands, and than in the millions - to demand an end to 30 years of authoritarian rule by ...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 7
[audio]Labor Express For 1-4-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 1-4-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Part 2 of our interview with C.J. Hawking & Steven Ashby about their new book Staley: The Fight for a New American Labor Movement: C.J. Hawking is a United Methodist pastor and the executive director of Arise Chicago a faith based worker justice organization. Steven Ashby is an associate clinical professor in the Chicago Labor Education Program in the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 18
[audio]Labor Express for 10-03-11 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-3-11 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today's program we will get un-update on Occupy Chicago, the 24-7 ongoing occupation in Chicago's financial district to protest corporate greed and corporate power. We will also get an update on the efforts of Chicago's Anti-Eviction Campaign including some details of recent victories and recent setbacks. And before all that we will hear a bit about efforts in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood to fight for an area trauma cent...
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 201
[audio]Labor Express For 10-11-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-11-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Here on Labor Express Radio we view labor news in a broad sense. Yes, we cover strikes, lockouts, organizing campaigns and contract fights – the stuff people typically think of as labor news. But the concerns of working people extend well beyond these workplace fights. Here at labor express we view issues of education, immigration, health care, human rights and peace and justice just as just as much labor news as struggles o...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 3
[audio]Labor Express For 10-12-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-12-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we discuss the economic and financial crisis and the $700 billon dollar bailout package passed by the congress with Dr. Jack Rasmus, professor of Economics at St. Mary’s College in California. Dr. Rasmus has been forecasting a serious financial crisis for sometime in the pages of Z Magazine, In These Times, Against the Current and several other publications...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; Jack Rasmus; Financial Crisis; bailout; Wall Street; $700 billon dollar; economic crisis; bank bailout; recession
Downloads: 40
[audio]Labor Express For 10-12-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-12-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this week’s program we look at claims by many mainstream news sources and conservative economists who claim the recession is over. Economist Dr. Jack Rasmus argues that not only is the crisis far from over, but the worst of it maybe still coming. We also discuss structural changes in the U.S. economy over the past three decades that have ensured, even if there is an economic recovery, working class Americans will continue...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; Teamsters; Local 743; SK Hand Tools; Jack Rasmus; economy; crisis; recession; recovery
Downloads: 21
[audio]Labor Express For 10-18-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-18-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we’ll hear about Chicago’s Anti-Eviction Campaign. They held a small action outside Cook County Sheriff and mayoral candidate Tom Dart’s office in downtown Chicago Thursday and presented him with their own 5 day eviction notice I will also offer some commentary on the lessons the 33 Chilean miners who were freed from 69 days captivity far underground on Wednesday and what they ...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 14
[audio]Labor Express For 10-19-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-19-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we take a look at the real ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). The mainstream media has portrayed the organization as if it was created to carry out vote fraud on behalf of Democratic candidates. In reality, ACORN is the most successful community organizing network in U.S. history and has worked to empower poor and working class communities around the country...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago
Downloads: 6
[audio]Labor Express For 10-19-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Labor Express For 10-19-09
Keywords: labor; justice; workers; rights; Chicago; union
Downloads: 2
[audio]Labor Express For 10-25-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-25-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Today’s episode of Labor Express could be called class struggles in France. Around the globe, the ruling class is utilizing the current economic crisis to erode gains made by the working class over a century of struggle. But in at least one place, the workers are fighting back on a grand scale. French workers are legendary for their militancy and the French are living up to their reputation with nearly two months of rolling ...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 7
[audio]Labor Express For 10-26-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-26-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we discuss the deepening economic crisis and the $700 billon dollar bailout package passed by the congress earlier this month with Dean Baker, Co-Director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR). CEPR is one of the country’s leading progressive economic think tanks and Dean Baker has been one of the harshest critics of the bank bailout...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; CEPR; Center for Economic and Policy Research; Dean Baker; Financial Crisis; bailout; Wall Street; $700 billon dollar; economic crisis; bank bailout; David Moberg; Teamsters; Richard Berg; Politics; Bush
Downloads: 36
[audio]Labor Express For 10-26-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Labor Express For 10-26-09
Keywords: labor; justice; workers; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 19
[audio]Labor Express For 10-4-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-4-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Today's episode of Labor Express Radio focuses on a the One Nation Working Togther Rally held in Washington D.C. on October 2nd. Hundreds of thousands attended the rally organized by a coalition of labor, civil rights groups and progressive forces with the goal of rallying the troops before the November elections and pushing forward a progressive agenda on labor rights, education, job creation and a host of other issues...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 10
[audio]Labor Express For 10-5-08 Corrected - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 10-5-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we discuss the growing financial crisis and the $700 billon dollar bailout package passed by the congress on Friday with Ross Eisenbrey, Vice-President of the Economic Policy Institute (EPI). EPI is one of the country’s leading progressive economic think tanks and I asked Eisenbrey to talk about what the bailout means for the nation’s working people...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; EPI; Economic Policy Institute; Ross Eisenbrey; Financial Crisis; bailout; Wall Street; $700 billon dollar; economic crisis; bank bailout; Jobs with Justice; JWJ; Fran Tobin; EFCA; Employee Free Choice Act
Downloads: 16
[audio]Labor Express For 11-1-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-1-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. First, we’ll hear from Jorge Ortiz of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign. A couple weeks ago we aired audio from a rally the campaign held outside the office of Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart. The campaign was demanding he declare a moratorium on all economically motivated evictions. Within days of that broadcast, Dart announced to the media that he was calling a halt to some evictions...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 15
[audio]Labor Express For 11-16-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Labor Express For 11-16-09
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago
Downloads: 14
[audio]Labor Express for 11-2-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
Labor Express for 11-2-09
Keywords: labor; justice; worker; rights; Chicago; unions
Downloads: 2
[audio]Labor Express For 11-22-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-22-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we will hear from NALACC Executive Director Oscar Chacon about the state of the struggle for the rights of immigrants in the United States in light of recent political developments. Will also hear a critique of the new film Waiting for Superman from education reform activist Bob Peterson of Rethinking Schools...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 12
[audio]Labor Express For 11-23-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-23-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Labor Express reflects on the meaning of President Elect Barack Obamaâs election victory for the labor movement with Chicago Jobs With Justice Executive Director James Thindwa. A long time labor activist and community organizer in Chicago - especially in poor, African-American working class communities on Chicagoâs Southside - who is also an African immigrant, Thindwa offers a unique perspective on what Obamaâs election mea...
Keywords: Barack Obama; James Thindwa; labor; workers; Chicago; justice; Jobs With Justice; unions; labor movement; Obama
Downloads: 20
[audio]Labor Express for 11-23-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-23-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On todayâs program we take a deeper look at the struggle of the workers at the Bissell products warehouse in Chicagoâs Southwest suburbs to get their jobs back. On last weekâs program we heard from Carl Rosen, Western Region President of UE (The United Electrical Workers Union) about how when the Bissell workers presented their employer with a petition to form a union, they were fired en masse...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago
Downloads: 7
[audio]Labor Express For 11-29-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-29-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s Labor Express Radio program will take a look at some of the issues raised by the recent mid-term elections. We’ll hear about the growing influence of money in elections following the Supreme Court’s decision in the Citizens United case. And we’ll hear a critique of Obama’s first two years in office from Bruce Dixon of Black Agenda Report...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 10
[audio]Labor Express For 11-30-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-30-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Curly Cohen of Affordable Power to the People talks about the 100,000 households in Illinois whose home heating has been cut off because they canât afford their utility bills. Alan Benjamin, Executive Committee member of the San Francisco Labor Council, who supported Cynthia McKinney in the recently past Presidential election, discuss the meaning of Barack Obamaâs victory for working people in the United States...
Keywords: UAW; autoworkers; GM; Ford; Chrysler; auto industry; utilities; home heating; Curly Cohen; Affordable Power; Barack Obama; Cynthia McKinney; Elections; workers; union; labor; Chicago; Illinois
Downloads: 20
[audio]Labor Express For 11-30-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-23-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Labor Express Radio took a brief break over the Thanksgiving Holiday, so today’s episode of Labor Express is an archive edition originally aired on Jan. 18th of 2009. The bulk of the program is an interview with labor and black liberation movement activist Bill Fletcher Jr. whose book Solidarity Divided: The Crisis in Organized Labor and a New Path toward Social Justice is a brilliant critique of the current state of the lab...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 23
[audio]Labor Express For 11-8-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-8-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On today’s episode of Labor Express Radio we will talk about next weekend's Midwest WobFest 2010. The annual WobFest is a gathering, forum and celebration organized by Midwest locals of the IWW, especially from Chicago and the Twin Cities of Minnesota. This year's WobFest will focus on the themes of workers occupations, takeovers and workers self-management, here and abroad...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 24
[audio]Labor Express For 11-9-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 11-9-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Labor Express remembers the life and Times of Studs Terkel with historian Al Stein. Studs Terkel, author, actor, historian, activist, radio personality and a Chicago institution, passed away on October 31st. Al Stein is an oral historian, labor archivist and the creator of the video documentary⦠ROCKING THE BOAT: STUDS TERKEL'S 20TH CENTURY...
Keywords: Studs Terkel; Al Stein; labor; chicago; workers
Downloads: 47
[audio]Labor Express For 12-13-10 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 12-13-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. One unique aspect of our coverage of worker’s issues over the past year here on Labor Express Radio has been the number of stories we have aired regarding environmental issues in working class communities. As we approach the end of 2010, and as world leaders discuss climate change policy in Cancun at COP 16, we will air today one more episode focused on this issue...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 17
[audio]Labor Express For 12-14-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 12-14-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Republic Windows & Doors workers WIN! Only 6 days after under taking the first factory occupation in the United States since the late 1930’s, the workers at Republic Windows & Doors in Chicago defeat both Republic management and Bank of America, winning the severance package they were due under federal law. The action of the workers at Republic was international news within days of the worker’s decision to occupy the facto...
Keywords: labor; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; Republic; Bank of America; bailout; occupation; direct action; Coalition of Immokalee Workers; CIW; Republic Windows and Doors
Downloads: 30
[audio]Labor Express For 12-14-09 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 12-14-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. Well the Holiday season is upon us, and whatever your belief system may be, chances are you are celebrating the holidays in some fashion and are buying gifts for family and friends. Here at Labor Express Radio we have some suggestions for gifts that will inject some class consciousness into your holiday. On today’s and next week’s program will be focusing on recently published books about labor struggles and working class ...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 21
[audio]Labor Express For 12-20-10
This is the full 12-20-10 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. This Monday’s episode of Labor Express Radio examines direct action as a tactic for unions and other social movements, with a panel composed of four guests who have already won victories using this approach… Toussaint Losier of the Chicago Anti-Eviction Campaign – The campaign has successfully kept people in their homes by blocking home evictions with mass numbers of supporters...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 28
[audio]Labor Express For 12-21-08 - Jerry Mead-Lucero
This is the full 12-21-08 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. On this episode we discuss the successful union election at Smithfield Foods in North Carolina with Jill Cashen spokesperson for the UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers union). On Dec. 11th, after over 15 years of effort the 5,000 meat packers at Smithfield have finally succeeded in organizing their plant, the largest hog processing plant in the world...
Keywords: labor; UFCW; Smithfield; Congress; UNITE-HERE; NALACC; justice; rights; worker; union; chicago; Hilda Solis; Arne Duncan; Barack Obama; CTU; Marilyn Stewart; immigrants rights; labor
Downloads: 26
[audio]Labor Express For 12-21-09
This is the full 12-21-09 episode of the Labor Express Radio program. C.J. Hawking is a United Methodist pastor and the executive director of Arise Chicago a faith based worker justice organization. Steven Ashby is an associate clinical professor in the Chicago Labor Education Program in the School of Labor and Employment Relations at the University of Illinois. Both were activists with the Chicago Staley Workers Solidarity Committee back in the early 1990’s...
Keywords: labor, rights, worker, union, justice, Chicago
Downloads: 28
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